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Cleatis Durell Stanford November 27, 1941 - November 8, 2019

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Cleatis Durell Stanford, 77, died Friday, November 8, 2019, at his residence. He was born November 27, 1941, in Hamilton, MS to James Hiram Standford and Bessie Lou Collins Stanford. He was a life long resident of Monroe County. Mr. Stanford was a Life Member of the American Legion. He was a retired salesman for the Monroe County Co-op. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Aberdeen, MS. Survivors include his wife Janice Gosa Stanford of Aberdeen; two sisters Carol Stanford Porter of Anderson, S.C. and Myralene Standford of Hamilton; one brother Charlie Stanford of Hamilton, MS; two step-sons J. C. Robinson of Aberdeen and Michael Robinson also of Aberdeen; one nephew Collin Ellzey and two nieces Genevieve Anderson and Melissa Phillips. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Dean Stanford, and one grandchild Anna Carol Robinson.

Visitation will be Monday, November 11, 2019, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Services with Military Honors will be Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 2:00 P. M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bubba Lollar and Bro. Terry Benton officiating. Burial will be in Ross Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers will be Tony Simmons, Brad Benton, Tommy Kirkpatrick, Tommy Clegg, Mike Bowen, and Jeff Stanford. Donations may be made to the family in care of Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home, 100 West Washington Street, Aberdeen, MS. 39730. Special thanks to Mandy Evert.


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    So sorry for your loss, sending Prayers!!

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      Cindy Mangum says

      So sorry for your loss. Continued prayers for you.

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    Lisa Foster says

    So sorry for ya’lls loss praying for the family

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      Heather and Jason Browning says

      So sorry for your loss! Prayers for your family!

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    Mary Taylor says

    My heart breaks to hear the passing of a very sweet kind man. You will be missed. Prayers for the family.

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    Wanda Blackston says

    Mr.Cleatis will surely be missed. I’m so sorry for your loss and all of the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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    Forrest Logan says

    I went to school with Durell at Hamilton, MS. He was a kind and gentle person as was his family. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Rest in eternal peace my dear friend. Forrrest Logan

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    Shirley, Mike and Charles says

    Janice we were so sorry to hear about Cleatis passing. Cleatis was such a hard worker, willing to help everyone. Our prayers are with you. The Lord has open arms greeting him into heaven.

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